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  • New York to build 2400 MW of offshore wind by 2030

    Just one day after announcing the closure of one of the state’s biggest nuclear power plants, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo put forward a grand plan to build 2.4 gigawatts of offshore wind power by 2030, beginning with a 90 megawatt (MW) project off the coast of Long Island. In one of a series of speeches of his unconventional “State of the State” tour, Gov. Cuomo urged the Long ...

  • Superior Tank - We don’t crack under pressure!

    In the bolted steel tank industry, two coating options are common; factory powder coating and glass-fused-to-steel coating. Each of the coatings has its own unique properties and characteristics when applied to bolted tanks and steel tanks for water storage. Bolted tanks with a glass-fused-to-steel coating are attractive to potential buyers as the coating is non-porous and very rigid. The glass ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • Palas to expand product range for discharge systems for aerosol conditioning

    X-ray neutralizer XRC 049 Electrically charged aerosols can seriously distort measurement results, e.g. in filter testing. Discharge systems produce a balanced and reproducible charge distribution in the aerosol and thus enable reliable measurement data. With the new XRC 049, Palas offers a discharge system that is particularly suitable for mobile measurements. The X-ray neutralizer is ...


    By Palas GmbH

  • National Wind Technology Center begins first Validation of Wave Energy Conversion Device

    The National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has begun validation work on the first water power technology ever tested in an NREL dynamometer facility. Representatives from Columbia Power Technologies, NREL and project partners celebrate the start of generator testing for the Columbia Power wave energy generator. ...

  • Kingspan Thermomax shortlisted in prestigious H&V Awards and the Regional Finals of the Energy Efficiency Awards 2017

    We are delighted to reveal that Kingspan Thermomax has been shortlisted in the prestigious H&V Awards and also the Regional Finals of the Energy Efficiency Awards 2017.  The project featured the largest roof top solar thermal installation in Wales to date and Kingspan’s largest installed solar thermal system in the UK. Kingspan's evacuated tube collectors provided solar hot water ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • B&W Acquires Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) has acquired Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies, Inc. (UniversalAET), a Wisconsin-based provider of custom-engineered acoustic, emission and filtration solutions, effective today. UniversalAET is a bolt-on acquisition for B&W MEGTEC and will be included in B&W’s Industrial operating segment. The ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox MEGTEC

  • Montana lawmakers work to curb utility rate increases

    Montana lawmakers want greater scrutiny on costs utilities frequently pass on to customers, arguing that energy companies may be abusing laws meant to offer tax relief. Two bills designed to restrict how utilities charge customers received hearings last week before Montana’s House Energy, Technology and Federal Relations Committee.  House Bill 189 would eliminate a provision known as ...

  • Report: Retail, tech industry on track to procure 60 GW of green energy by 2025

    States which invest in clean domestic energy production are also the most likely to attract new business and create jobs, according to a new report, as demand for clean energy among retailers and technology companies is expected to reach 60 gigawatts (GW) by 2025. The new analysis, released by the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), ...

  • Exhibiting at EUEC 2017 - San Diego, CA

    Mississippi Lime will be exhibiting at EUEC on Wednesday, February 8th – Friday, February 10th at the San Diego Convention Center, Booth #469. Stop by our booth to discuss: DSI for SO2, SO3, HCI removal High Reactivity Hydrated Lime Products for Air Pollution Control ...


    By Mississippi Lime

  • Noble Energy to buy rival Clayton Williams for $2.7 billion

    Oil producer Noble Energy will acquire rival Clayton Williams for about $2.7 billion in a cash and stock deal that will expand Noble’s presence in oil-rich West Texas. Noble said the deal would include 71,000 net acres in the Southern Delaware Basin in Reeves and Ward counties, which are part of the larger Permian Basin, home of the some of the richest oil deposits in North America. The ...

  • Renewable electricity could overtake coal-fired by 2040 according to federal forecasts

    In the next two decades, the nation’s utility sector faces a transformation in which natural gas and renewable energy could become the dominant sources of electricity generation, according to projections from the federal Energy Information Administration (EIA). Among renewable generation sources, both wind and solar generation will surpass hydropower, which has historically been the main ...

  • NuScale submits first SMR application to U.S. regulators

    NuScale Power has submitted its small modular reactor (SMR) design to U.S. regulators, the first design certification application for any SMR in the country. The company submitted its 12,000 page application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) last week. The NuScale SMR design consists of integrated pressurized water reactor modules capable of generating up to 50 megawatts (MW) of ...

  • Eltek to provide solar energy for hospitals in Zimbabwe under UNDP programme

    Having fully operational hospitals is vital to any society, and in rural Zimbabwe access to electrical power is a challenge to providing health services to the population. With the help of green energy from Eltek, this is about to change. Eltek will, in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), deliver complete photo voltaic solar solutions for 104 hospitals in Zimbabwe. ...


    By Eltek AS

  • Deep Geothermal ETIP invites expressions of interest in new Steering Committee membership 2017-2020

    The deep geothermal ETIP was launched in March 2016. Since then, a provisional Steering Committee of the deep geothermal ETIP manages the technology platform and its working groups. The Geothermal ETIP is an open stakeholder group, including representatives from industry, academia, research centres, and sectoral associations, covering the entire deep geothermal energy exploration, production and ...

  • Major accomplishments are Fueling Biodiesel’s future at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo

    From the streets of New York City to the surf of the California Coast, big things are happening to fuel biodiesel’s future. So it’s no surprise enthusiasts of America’s Advanced Biofuel are excited to converge this week in San Diego at the industry’s largest gathering of producers, distributors and fans. San Diego residents are invited to join the action free-of-charge ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • RDF exports at around 3m tonnes in 2016

    Provisional figures released by the Agency for the period of January to November 2016, show a total of 2,884,866 tonnes of waste derived fuel was approved for export, which is roughly 262,000 tonnes per month. RDF exports continued to climb in 2016 at a slower rate than in ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Webinar. Promoting transparency on energy costs: heating & cooling solutions

    Industry players from the Renewable Heating and Cooling sector (bioenergy, geothermal, solar thermal, air-source/water based/geothermal heat pumps) are invited to participate in an online workshop with the following topics: Levelised costs of heating and cooling: a new common approach Acquiring a heating and cooling system: Key decision factors in five European countries ...

  • Seminar shows how to make district heating pay for both operators and residents

    How local authorities and housing associations can achieve financial viability for district heating schemes, while ensuring fair pricing for residents, will be addressed at a free breakfast seminar in central London on Wednesday 25 January. The seminar is being hosted by Switch2 Energy, Winckworth Sherwood and The Carbon Trust, who will discuss software tools, cost modelling, metering options and ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Custom Industrial Furnaces

    Industrial furnaces are used for a number of applications including annealing, debinding and thermal cycling. They are also used across many varying industries, so where standard design furnaces do not meet customer specifications, custom industrial furnaces can be manufactured. Thermcraft inc. can design and assemble custom build furnaces and ovens to ensure optimum customer satisfaction. ...


    By Thermcraft Inc

  • Famous Dutch comedian takes stand for fossil free fuel production

    Yesterday evening the famous Dutch comedian Freek de Jonge took a stand for the production of fossil free fuel. In the populair Dutch program DWDD he proclaimed that the Dutch government should be doing anything to help the victims in Groningen who’s houses have been slowly but severely damaged and sometimes destroyed due to gas drilling in the area. De Jonge stated that the disaster that ...

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